raloxifene (oral) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Evista)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Evista)?
Seek medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include leg cramps and dizziness.
What should I avoid while taking raloxifene (Evista)?
If you take calcium supplements, do not take more than your doctor has prescribed. Taking more calcium than recommended will not provide extra protection for your bones, and may cause serious side effects including kidney stones.
Avoid sitting still for long periods of time during travel while you are taking raloxifene.
What other drugs will affect raloxifene (Evista)?
Before taking raloxifene, talk to your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with raloxifene. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about raloxifene.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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